Our Only God

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 1-7a NIV). Do you ever feel saddened by circumstances or by how people respond to you? You know what God has called you to do. You know the words of encouragement he has whispered in your heart. You heard him clearly. There is no doubt … Continue reading Our Only God

“I Can’t!”

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 1 (vv. 1-3 ESV). When I was a child, I had few people, if any, to encourage me that I could do anything other than maybe sing. I was the middle child of five children in my family. And, I had a father who didn’t think much … Continue reading “I Can’t!”

My Jonah Story

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 119:105-112 ESV. Back in the early 1980s, when my children were still quite young, and I was a young mother of four, I had a situation in a church with the leadership misjudging me, and honestly, not being very nice about it, either. The pastor said to … Continue reading My Jonah Story

Heavy of Heart

I read Psalm 119:17-24 ESV Do you ever feel an overwhelming sadness in your heart which you just can’t quite put into words? You have the heart of God, and you feel deeply what he feels, but these feelings also come from your own experiences in life, the things God has taken you through, and … Continue reading Heavy of Heart

They Confuse You

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 4:47 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I’ll Walk with God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Isaiah 3 (Quoting select vv. NASB). Who is This For? Again, the nation of Israel, from the times of the Old Testament up to Jesus Christ’s death … Continue reading They Confuse You

That I May Learn

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 4:44 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “I’ll Walk with God.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 119:65-72 (NASB). Teach Me (vv. 65-66) You have dealt well with Your servant, O Lord, according to Your word. Teach me good discernment and knowledge, For … Continue reading That I May Learn

Devoted to God

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 5:55 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Total Praise.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read various scriptures on the subject of being devoted to God (NIV/NASB). Devoted – dedicated, fervent, zealous, loyal, faithful, committed, dutiful. Faithful to the Lord Matthew 6:24: “No one can … Continue reading Devoted to God